As a helpful resource for our clients, Dynamis offers this Model Policy Template to assist schools in developing suitable policies.

Your Physical Intervention / Positive Handling Policy is best placed within the context of the school’s Behaviour Policy; it will be part of a graduated response, and needs to be agreed in consultation with staff, governors, parents/carers, and pupils. It also connects to, and should be consistent with, policies on Health and Safety, Child Protection and safeguarding, Equal Opportunities, and Pastoral Care

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Here is a video about how we go about dealing with the sometimes hurtful and intimidating verbal abuse, or aggression which we sometimes face in working with the most distressed or difficult behaviours in our classrooms.